Number of Male Police Officers

Based on a comparison of 76 countries in 2015, India ranked the highest in number of male police officers with 1,617,199 persons followed by Russia and USA. On the other end of the scale was Liechtenstein with 79.0 persons, Belize with 162 persons and Rwanda with 371 persons.

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Countries Unit 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Albania persons ... ... ... ...   8,419 8,788 8,787 8,710 8,467    
Algeria persons ... ...       138,449 142,792 145,743 160,597 157,142    
Australia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 39,204 40,322 40,759 41,538    
Austria persons           23,456 24,036 24,040 23,940 23,744    
Bahamas persons ...         1,978 2,078 2,103 2,212 ... ... ...
Belgium persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30,964 30,787    
Belize persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,230   ...
Bhutan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,790 3,871 ... ...
Bolivia persons ...         31,767 32,081 31,912 ... ... ... ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 15,568 15,652 15,504 15,284    
Botswana persons ... ... ... ... ... 6,583 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Brazil persons ... ...       297,125 237,713 452,882 402,683 441,736 ... ...
Bulgaria persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Burundi persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13,574   ...
Cameroon persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,572 ... ...
Canada persons           54,422 55,787 55,820 55,673 55,252    
Chile persons ...         31,459 32,566 35,224 40,820 41,502    
Colombia persons           141,154 147,343 150,611 151,112 163,452   ...
Croatia persons ... ... ... ... ... 17,233 17,488 17,667 17,794 ... ... ...
Cyprus persons ... ... ... ... ... 4,181 4,143 4,095 4,018 3,789    
Czech Republic persons           37,219 34,993 33,027 32,517 32,897    
Denmark persons ... ...       9,542 9,702 9,477 9,380 9,299    
Dominican Republic persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28,722 ...   ...
Ecuador persons ... ... ... ... ... 33,954 33,688 34,992 36,716 36,716   ...
El Salvador persons ... ...       17,885 18,834 19,502 19,558 19,815    
Estonia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,773    
Finland persons           7,102 6,954 6,911 6,772 6,491    
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 89,903    
Georgia persons ...         7,994 ... ... ... ...   ...
Germany persons           204,694 201,537 199,624 198,764 197,961 ... ...
Guatemala persons           19,910 21,955 21,321 21,604 23,920   ...
Guyana persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,481 2,468 2,494 2,392 ...  
Honduras persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 11,771 10,717 10,499 ...  
Hong Kong persons           26,760 26,816 26,944 26,885 26,831 ... ...
Iceland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 586 570 573 570    
India persons           1,492,041 1,507,659 1,566,274 1,578,254 1,617,199 ... ...
Indonesia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 375,718 ... ... ... ... ...
Ireland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10,060 ... ... ...
Italy persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 261,137 258,805 257,988 ...  
Jamaica persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 9,308 ... ... ... ... ...
Japan persons ... ... ... ...   239,500 239,600 238,700 239,000 238,400   ...
Kazakhstan persons ... ... ... ...   35,114 32,910 33,602 33,799 34,040 ...  
Kenya persons ... ... ... ... ... 37,342 36,792 35,964 37,868 37,293    
Kosovo persons ... ... ... ...   6,315 6,360 6,360 6,403 6,453    
Kuwait persons           7,555 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Latvia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5,605 5,407    
Lebanon persons ... ... ... ...   23,339 22,870 24,560 25,323 26,585 ... ...
Lesotho persons ... ... ... ... ... 2,882 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Liechtenstein persons ... ... ... ... ... 82.0 82.0 82.0 77.0 77.0   ...
Lithuania persons           8,086 7,853 7,068 6,623 6,358    
Luxembourg persons ... ...   ... ... 1,438 1,476 1,519 1,546 1,569   ...
Macao persons ... ... ... ...   4,507 4,643 4,794 4,884 5,016    
Macedonia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9,454 ... ... ...
Madagascar persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Maldives persons ... ... ... ...   2,244 2,333 2,473 2,777 2,866 ... ...
Malta persons           1,535 1,588 1,587 1,564 1,600    
Mauritius persons           10,478 10,305 9,997 ... ... ... ...
Mexico persons ... ... ... ... ... 304,254 303,661 327,981 335,221 347,485    
Moldova persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 7,947 ... ... 7,368   ...
Montenegro persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,003 3,810 3,863 3,776    
Morocco persons ... ... ... ... ... 49,316 ... ... 53,026 ... ... ...
Myanmar persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 65,516 66,262 69,077    
Netherlands persons ... ...       35,579 35,374 35,907 36,374 36,291    
New Zealand persons ...         7,232 7,201 7,303 7,229 7,188 ... ...
Nicaragua persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 7,101 ... ... ... ... ...
Nigeria persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 327,000 ... ...
Norway persons ...         6,101 6,027 6,032 6,041 6,188   ...
Panama persons ... ...       12,108 10,803 11,371 17,208 14,683 ... ...
Paraguay persons ... ... ...     16,126 15,353 16,003 15,656 15,161    
Peru persons           82,371 ... 82,175 83,486 84,549    
Philippines persons ... ... ...     111,733 119,242 125,714 128,187 124,506   ...
Poland persons ... ... ... ...   86,112 84,722 84,144 82,516 83,233    
Portugal persons ... ...       46,991 44,364 44,692 43,629 42,507    
Romania persons ... ... ...     45,281 45,922 43,646 46,013 46,264    
Russia persons ... ...       722,738 625,436 598,344 598,345 597,604    
Rwanda persons ... ... ...     255 310 315 350 371 ... ...
Serbia persons ...         29,410 29,976 30,233 30,248 29,721    
Singapore persons ... ...       7,333 7,374 7,165 7,187 7,280    
Slovakia persons ... ... ... ... ... 18,717 18,361 17,959 18,196 18,730    
Slovenia persons           6,701 6,619 6,482 6,243 6,105    
South Korea persons ... ...       93,484 93,934 95,112 94,787 95,439 ... ...
Spain persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 161,304 162,725 160,756 157,396    
Sweden persons ... ... ... ... ... 14,167 14,757 16,001 14,077 13,940    
Switzerland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9,454 8,096   ...
Tanzania persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 17,173 34,304 35,432 33,663    
Trinidad and Tobago persons           5,420 4,787 4,949 4,837 4,590    
Turkey persons ... ... ...     356,339 359,114 357,537 364,427 ... ... ...
Uganda persons ... ... ... ... ... 30,464 32,467 ... ... ... ... ...
United Kingdom persons           125,952 121,328 116,535 112,302 109,987    
USA persons ...         624,200 621,800 616,000 590,600 554,200    
Uruguay persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 18,907 18,649 18,876 18,739   ...